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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Athens County Municipal Court is making the following changes

THE ATHENS COUNTY MUNICIPAL COURT

CITY BUILDING
8 E. WASHINGTON STREET
ATHENS, OHIO 45701

Todd L. Grace, Judge Phone: 740-592-3328

General Order of the Court

Effective Monday, March 23rd, 2020

In response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the Athens County Municipal Court is making the following changes:

  • All in-person hearings will be temporarily cancelled. Hearings that can be resolved will be done by video conferencing or teleconferencing and shall be scheduled between the Court and Counsel.
  • All in-person hearings will be scheduled for May 1st or after as a placeholder date as we monitor the evolving pandemic. Additional scheduling notices will be processed prior to that date for appropriate scheduling as the current situation allows.
  • Persons under probation conditions should contact by telephone their probation officers and comply with their directives.

For persons who owe on fines and costs, you can pay online at athenscountymunicipalcourtpayments.com or by phone at 740-249-2108. You can also mail in a check or money order to the Court. If you cannot make your payment due to a COVID emergency, please contact the Court and we will work with you as well.

As the situation evolves, we will adjust policies accordingly.

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